Query: In the Presence of Spirits: African Art from the National Museum of Ethnology, Lisbon (Exhibition) (2001: Washington, D.C.)
Exhibition Records
Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Curatorial
Dates:
1981-2011
Size:
17 cu. ft. (17 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-375
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession documents closed, denied, and unfinished exhibitions at the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA). These records contain correspondence, research, notes, checklists, label texts, brochures, floor plans and designs, clippings, loan information, photographs, slides, transparencies, and negatives. Some materials are in electronic format. Exhibitions documented in this accession include …

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in Accession 12-375 for In the Presence of Spirits: African Art from the National Museum of Ethnology, Lisbon (Exhibition) (2001: Washington, D.C.)
When the Spirit Moves: African American Dance in History and Art audiovisual records
Creators:
National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center (U.S.)
Dates:
circa 2000-2001
Size:
9 Sound recordings (9 audio cassette sound recordings)
0.1 Linear feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-061
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Audiovisual materials created for an exhibition on African American Dance, held at the Arts and Industries Building December 14, 2000 - June 1, 2001. More than 300 paintings, photographs, sculpture, and archival objects -- some dating to the early 1600s -- are used to trace African American dance from its roots in west and central Africa through the 20th century …

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in ACMA.03-061 for In the Presence of Spirits: African Art from the National Museum of Ethnology, Lisbon (Exhibition) (2001: Washington, D.C.)
Exhibition and Publication Records
Creators:
Smithsonian American Art Museum. Office of the Deputy Director
Dates:
1997-2000
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-150
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the planning and execution of three exhibitions namely, Spirits of the Cloth: Contemporary African-American Quilts (7/1999-10/1999); Amish Quilts from the Collection of Faith and Stephen Brown; and The Art of John Cederquist: Reality of Illusion. The records were created and maintained by Charles Robertson …

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in Accession 01-150 for In the Presence of Spirits: African Art from the National Museum of Ethnology, Lisbon (Exhibition) (2001: Washington, D.C.)
Alma Thomas papers
Creators:
Thomas, Alma
Dates:
circa 1894-2001
Size:
5.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.thomalma
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Washington, D.C. painter and art educator Alma Thomas, date from circa 1894-2001 and measure 5.5 linear feet. The papers document Thomas's work as a teacher, and her development and success as a painter of the Washington Color School, through biographical material, letters, notes and writings, personal business records, exhibition files, printed materials, scrapbooks, photographs, an audio recording, and two video recordings.

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Locating the Spirit: Religion and Spirituality in African American Art exhibition records
Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1999
Size:
0.9 Linear feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-011
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition exploring and examining religious imagery in African American art curated by Deborah Willis. The show was organized by the Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture and held at the Anacostia Gallery February 14, 1999 through June 15, 1999. This exhibit featured over 60 artists including David C. Driskell, Leslie King-Hammond, Radcliffe Bailey, Chester Higgins, Jr., and Valerie Maynard.

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in ACMA.03-011 for In the Presence of Spirits: African Art from the National Museum of Ethnology, Lisbon (Exhibition) (2001: Washington, D.C.)
Special Programs Files
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education
Dates:
circa 1978-2001
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-094
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting special programs and other educational activities and products created by the National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education, usually in conjunction with special exhibitions. Special exhibitions documented in this accession include African Voices; Ban Chiang: Discovery of a Lost Bronze Age; 5000 Years of …

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in Accession 07-094 for In the Presence of Spirits: African Art from the National Museum of Ethnology, Lisbon (Exhibition) (2001: Washington, D.C.)
Exhibition and Publication Records
Creators:
Smithsonian American Art Museum. Office of the Deputy Director
Dates:
1998-2008
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-070
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document exhibition planning and production, and curatorial publishing activities at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Renwick Gallery during the tenures of Deputy Directors Charles J. Robertson (1986-2001) and Rachel M. Allen (2002- ). Some of the materials date to when the museum was known as …

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in Accession 12-070 for In the Presence of Spirits: African Art from the National Museum of Ethnology, Lisbon (Exhibition) (2001: Washington, D.C.)
D.C. Art Association exhibition poster
Dates:
1973
Size:
1 Poster (28 x 21inches)
Collection ID:
ACMA.2003.7095
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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in ACMA.2003.7095 for In the Presence of Spirits: African Art from the National Museum of Ethnology, Lisbon (Exhibition) (2001: Washington, D.C.)
Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Arts and Humanities
Dates:
circa 1990-1995
Size:
7.5 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-171
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The bulk of these records document the administration and activities of Brown's office from 1991 to 1995. Subject files were created for administrative manners; Smithsonian staff, bureaus and offices with which Brown was in contact; and for outside organizations, issues, and events. Also included is a correspondence file which covers the years …

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in Accession 95-171 for In the Presence of Spirits: African Art from the National Museum of Ethnology, Lisbon (Exhibition) (2001: Washington, D.C.)
Edith T. Martin papers
Creators:
Martin, Edith T.
Dates:
1961-2004
bulk 1970-2000
Size:
11.16 Linear feet (9 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-050
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The collection, which dates from 1961 to 2004 and measures 11.16 linear feet, documents the career of artist, curator, and museum technician Edith T. Martin. The papers in the collection include education documents, professional correspondence, sketches, promotional material, news clippings, newsletters, catalogues/magazines from exhibits and arts organizations, and exhibit photographs and slides.

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in ACMA.06-050 for In the Presence of Spirits: African Art from the National Museum of Ethnology, Lisbon (Exhibition) (2001: Washington, D.C.)
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